Private Client Solicitor
We are currently looking for an experienced Court of Protection or Private Client Solicitor to join our Court of Protection department in Birmingham. The Court of Protection is the judicial body in England and Wales responsible for managing the affairs, assets and estates of anyone who does not have capacity to manage their own finances. The team has a strong reputation in dealing with the full range of Court of Protection services including deputyship services, gifts, Enduring & Lasting Powers of Attorney and replacing deputyships with private trusts. We have dedicated departments located in Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London that provide a specialist nationwide service. Our team based approach means we work with colleagues to combine legal expertise from financial management, planning, investment, taxation and returns to the Court. This is an exciting opportunity to further develop your skills within an established and innovative national law firm and department. You will be working within a fast-paced team on a stimulating mix of cases. You will not only be technically excellent but also a good communicator with rounded client service skills. You must be able to develop strong relationships with a wide range of people, be empathetic, supportive yet directional. I f you are an experienced Solicitor with 3-6 years PQE, we would really like to hear from you. You must have good IT skills and be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications. In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers. Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK's most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2,800 people in 15 UK offices. The successful candidate will have to undertake a CRB and Credit Check. Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.